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Under the Medical Device Administrative Control System (MDACS) the following lists are maintained by the Department of Health of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“the Government”): The List of Medical Devices; The List of Local Responsible Person; The List of Importers; The List of Local Manufacturers; The List of Distributors; The List of Conformity Assessment Bodies. The information on these Lists is compiled basing on information provided by the persons who apply to list medical devices or who apply to list themselves as importers, local responsible persons, local manufacturers or conformity assessment bodies. No statement, representation, warranty or guarantee, expressed or implied, is given by the Government as to the accuracy, completeness or appropriateness of the information on these Lists for use in any particular circumstances.
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